*NATO met this week to discuss the War in Afghanistan and other concerns. Amongst the topics is wondering whether a complete withdrawal in that region is possible by 2014.
*When the new Congress takes session in January, Democrat Nancy Pelosi will become House Minority Leader while Republican John Boehner the new Speaker of the House of Representatives.
*Prince William and Kate Middleton have announced their engagement. Details and an exact date for the wedding are pending.
*MSNBC has now suspended Joe Scarborough for contributing to political campaigns too.
*Facebook has announced that it will soon be able to provide e-mail service to its subscribers, with all e-addresses ending with @facebook.com
*The Better Business Bureau is under investigation for allegedly offering preferential treatment to select members.
*The existence of a planet previously undiscovered has been confirmed. Its current designation is HIP 13044b.
IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS...
*Actor Wesley Snipes will soon be serving a three year prison sentence on his recent tax conviction.
*The remaining Beatles and their legal representatives have finally come to terms with an arrangement to release the entire musical catalog on ITunes, bumping the release of Bruce Springsteen's new album off the musical headlines in some areas.
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